I feel for the satirists

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Satire is the art of exaggerating reality to make a point about its absurdity.

So, this just happened:

On a day like this, in a week like this, satire is running ragged, its tongue hanging out, attempting to catch up to reality and failing. I feel for the satirists.



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  1. Give me hypocrites over cynics any time. At least they aspire to something…..
    Giles Fraser

    Then again, maybe better to take the Hippocratic Oath and at least ‘do no harm’

    1. I prefer a cynic over a hypocrite any day – at least the cynic is keeping it real, however harsh; the hypocrite is basically a liar with no moral center!